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This year’s Quadra Island Studio Tour is paying tribute to the work and legacy of William Van Orden who departed in 2021. Van Orden did molding, casting and painting of the sea creatures of the Pacific Northwest. Photo contributed

The Quadra Island Studio Tour is back

After a two-year break, the artists are preparing to welcome you again…

  • May 25, 2022
Rebecca Argolick and Livona Ellis will be performing on the North Island in June. Photo contributed

BC Movement Arts Society brings urban and rural to the North Island for a night of contemporary dance

An evening of solos and duet featuring the explosive talents of bright young female artists

  • May 25, 2022
Nigel Nikolaisen – also known as Gibby Nik – drew quite a little crowd at last year’s Buskers Festival on the Seawalk, and he is excited the event is back for another round on July 24. -Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Art+Earth

Buskers Day back for second year on the Seawalk

Event also takes place during Greenways Loop Day

Concerts return to Campbell River’s Spirit Square this June. Photo by Sean Feagan/Campbell River Mirror

Music returns to Spirit Square in June

Jim Creighton hands the reigns over to Highway 19 Concerts’ Lucas Schuller

  • May 18, 2022
Concerts return to Campbell River’s Spirit Square this June. Photo by Sean Feagan/Campbell River Mirror
The Carihi Band. Photo contributed

Carihi and Timberline bands bring down the house in recent performances

Young musicians emerge from pandemic restrictions without missing a beat

  • May 10, 2022
The Carihi Band. Photo contributed
Rock or Bust plays the Tidemark Theatre May 28 at 7:30 p.m. Graphic submitted

Rock or Bust capture the AC/DC sound

Tribut eband to lay the Tidemark Theatre

  • May 4, 2022
Rock or Bust plays the Tidemark Theatre May 28 at 7:30 p.m. Graphic submitted
Rifflandia returns to Victoria for the first time in four years Sept. 15-18. (Photo courtesy of Rifflandia)

Lorde, Charli XCX to headline as Victoria’s Rifflandia festival resurrected

September lineup unveiled for the first Victoria fest in four years

  • May 4, 2022
Rifflandia returns to Victoria for the first time in four years Sept. 15-18. (Photo courtesy of Rifflandia)
Classified is one of Canada’s most respected and successful rap artists, producers, and songwriters. He will perform at the Tidemark Theatre on Thursday, Nov. 3 at 7:30 p.m. @RILEYSMITHPHOTO

Acclaimed East Coast rapper Classified heading to the Tidemark this fall

The Tidemark Theatre and Got Pop? Concerts are excited to present, Canadian…

  • Apr 30, 2022
Classified is one of Canada’s most respected and successful rap artists, producers, and songwriters. He will perform at the Tidemark Theatre on Thursday, Nov. 3 at 7:30 p.m. @RILEYSMITHPHOTO
Satellite Campus program workshop facilitator Avis O’Brien works with a group of children on Cape Mudge to create a cedar weave wrap of a residential school desk, which is on display at the Campbell River Art Gallery as part of the current exhibition, Distant Relatives. Photo courtesy Campbell River Art Gallery
Satellite Campus program workshop facilitator Avis O’Brien works with a group of children on Cape Mudge to create a cedar weave wrap of a residential school desk, which is on display at the Campbell River Art Gallery as part of the current exhibition, Distant Relatives. Photo courtesy Campbell River Art Gallery
Queer as Funk is going to lead a a big ol’ dance party as part of the Tidemark Theatre’s Pride at the Tide 2022 Pride Party Saturday, June 18. Photo contributed

Celebrate PRIDE at the Tide with Vancouver’s hottest dance band Queer as Funk

The Tidemark Theatre and North Island Pride Society are excited to present,…

  • Apr 29, 2022
Queer as Funk is going to lead a a big ol’ dance party as part of the Tidemark Theatre’s Pride at the Tide 2022 Pride Party Saturday, June 18. Photo contributed
Ready to bring the hijinks of Norm Foster's Jonas and Barry in the Home to the rivercity Stage beginning May 5-15 are cast members (Clockwise from back): Kelly Senko (Rosie), Dick Poulton (Jonas) and Dennis Hawkins-Bogle (Barry). Photo by Alistair Taylor

Hijinks and hilarity abound In Rivercity Player’s production of Jonas and Barry in the Home

Norm Foster’s witty and and poignant look at aging opens May 5

  • Apr 27, 2022
Ready to bring the hijinks of Norm Foster's Jonas and Barry in the Home to the rivercity Stage beginning May 5-15 are cast members (Clockwise from back): Kelly Senko (Rosie), Dick Poulton (Jonas) and Dennis Hawkins-Bogle (Barry). Photo by Alistair Taylor
Nanaimo Contemporary ballet (NCB) will present its season six original production of “Clock/Work” at the Tidemark Theatre in Campbell River on Sunday, April 24 at 7 p.m. Photo contributed

Nanaimo Contemporary Ballet brings original production to the Tidemark Theatre April 24

Performing “Clock/Work” with guest choreography by some of the west coast’s most beloved choreographers

  • Apr 22, 2022
Nanaimo Contemporary ballet (NCB) will present its season six original production of “Clock/Work” at the Tidemark Theatre in Campbell River on Sunday, April 24 at 7 p.m. Photo contributed
The Tidemark Theatre and Music From the Edges of Canada will present Sarah Smith and David Gogo on Sunday, May 8 at 7:30 p.m. Photo contributed

Music From the Edges of Canada Concert Series continues with Sarah Smith and David Gogo

The Tidemark Theatre and Music From the Edges of Canada will present…

  • Apr 19, 2022
The Tidemark Theatre and Music From the Edges of Canada will present Sarah Smith and David Gogo on Sunday, May 8 at 7:30 p.m. Photo contributed
Broadcaster and author, Grant Lawrence will be coming to the Tidemark Theatre on Tuesday, May 24 at 7:30 p.m. for an evening of stories and songs celebrating the release of his new book Return To Solitude, the long-awaited follow-up to his bestselling debut book Adventures in Solitude. Photo Contributed

Award-winning author and broadcaster Grant Lawrence brings stories, songs and friends to theTidemark

Broadcaster and author, Grant Lawrence will be coming to the Tidemark Theatre…

  • Apr 19, 2022
Broadcaster and author, Grant Lawrence will be coming to the Tidemark Theatre on Tuesday, May 24 at 7:30 p.m. for an evening of stories and songs celebrating the release of his new book Return To Solitude, the long-awaited follow-up to his bestselling debut book Adventures in Solitude. Photo Contributed
Awakeneers will be putting on a free music concert from 3-5 p.m. at the Miracle Beach Amphitheatre on Saturday, April 23. Photo supplied

Free concert at Miracle Beach in honour of Earth Day

Awakeneers play the Miracle Beach amphitheatre Saturday, April 23

  • Apr 18, 2022
Awakeneers will be putting on a free music concert from 3-5 p.m. at the Miracle Beach Amphitheatre on Saturday, April 23. Photo supplied
Whipped Cream, a DJ from Nanaimo, will be performing at Coachella music festival in Indio, Calif., on April 16 and April 23. (Brandon Densley/Dnz.media photo)

Vancouver Island DJ Whipped Cream’s dream jumps off her board with Coachella gig

DJ to play the same days as Billie Eilish and Megan Thee Stallion

Whipped Cream, a DJ from Nanaimo, will be performing at Coachella music festival in Indio, Calif., on April 16 and April 23. (Brandon Densley/Dnz.media photo)
Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductee Jann Arden will perform at the Tidemark Theatre Wednesday, June 22 at 7:30 p.m. Photo contributed

Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductee Jann Arden coming to the Tidemark this June

Multi-platinum, award-winning singer, songwriter, actor and author Jann Arden is coming to…

  • Apr 14, 2022
Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductee Jann Arden will perform at the Tidemark Theatre Wednesday, June 22 at 7:30 p.m. Photo contributed
Rosie (Kelly Senko) and her father Barry (Dennis Hawkins-Bogle) reminisce during a scene of Rivercity Players’ next production Jonas and Barry in the Home, another offering from popular Canadian playwright Norm Foster. Photo by Alistair Taylor

Rivercity Player’s next production proves the Golden Years are no snooze fest

Norm Fosters hilarious Jonas and Barry in the Home proves fun and frivolity abounds after 65

  • Apr 13, 2022
Rosie (Kelly Senko) and her father Barry (Dennis Hawkins-Bogle) reminisce during a scene of Rivercity Players’ next production Jonas and Barry in the Home, another offering from popular Canadian playwright Norm Foster. Photo by Alistair Taylor
Derek Edwards. Submitted photo

Comedy show postponed

Derek Edwards April 29 show at Tidemark Theatre in Campbell River will be postponed

Derek Edwards. Submitted photo
The cast runs through one of the musical numbers for the play. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
The cast runs through one of the musical numbers for the play. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror